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Biman to operate 2 flights weekly to Abu Dhabi till August 31

  • Published at 09:26 pm August 18th, 2020
File photo of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Biman resumed flights to Abu Dhabi on July 14

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to operate two weekly flights instead of six to Abu Dhabi, UAE, till August 31.

Biman took the decision on Tuesday, said a media statement.

According to the statement, as the authorities in Abu Dhabi are currently not accepting passengers with employment visas, Biman Bangladesh Airlines can no longer transport passengers with employment visas to Abu Dhabi. 

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As such, Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate two flights a week instead of six per week till August 31 for passengers wishing to return to Bangladesh from Abu Dhabi.

The state-owned airlines resumed flights on the Dhaka-Abu Dhabi-Dhaka route from July 14, following travel restrictions enforced by the government amid the coronavirus pandemic.